r/interestingasfuck Aug 13 '22

The 2018 Audi A8 can react to a potential side collision by lifting it's side to protect passengers

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u/RandoKaruza Aug 13 '22 Wholesome

And this helps how?

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u/xSnakyy Aug 13 '22

Makes it so the impact is on the chassis of the car

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u/RandoKaruza Aug 13 '22

It just seems that designing the car in such a way that the impact zones can actually be impacted without sophisticated proximity sensors would be a more elegant approach

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u/Jaripsi Aug 13 '22

I dont get what you are suggesting. This seems to be a pretty elegant solution already as it doesnt require anything added to the car but a piece of code if the car already has 360 degree parking cameras and air suspension.